RT Video/DVD DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 19640201 LA English T1 The Great train robbery 1895-6 first programs. Billy Whiskers. A1 Porter, Edwin S., Lumière, Auguste,, Lumière, Louis,, Spanuth, Hans A., National Phonograph Company., Video Images (Firm), PB Video Images PP Sandy Hook, Ct. YR 1988 AB The Great train robbery (1903), directed by Edwin S. Porter, is the first important American film. Single-shot films follow, which were featured at the first film exhibition, in Paris in 1895. Afterwards, episodes of Billy Whiskers (1922) feature a goat involved in comic situations.